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Engineering Schools
In Big Rapids, Michigan

In Big Rapids, there is only one engineering school where engineering faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the engineering academic community in Big Rapids, and the future trends. Academia in engineering includes engineering training at the engineering bachelors degree level.


Professional Trends

Big Rapids Vs. Michigan Engineering Employment

Big Rapids 2,720
Michigan 84,630

Of the 78,190 engineering professionals employed in Michigan, 2,720 work in Big Rapids. Between 2006 and 2010, in Big Rapids, there has been a 1% decline in the number of engineering professionals. As the employment for engineering professionals in Big Rapids has decreased, overall employment in Big Rapids has increased.

Big Rapids Vs. Michigan Engineering employment growth

60,650 102,380 94,520 86,280 78,190
2,760 3,140 2,980 No data 2,720
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Michigan
  • Dark Yellow: Big Rapids

Engineering VS. All professions salaries in Big Rapids

$55,241 $56,905 $60,350 No data $62,307
$34,520 $35,560 $36,690 No data $37,370
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Engineering in Big Rapids
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Big Rapids

As the number of engineering professionals in Big Rapids has shrunk, salaries for engineering professionals have increased. Big Rapids engineering professionals made $62,307 per year, on average, in 2010. The average salary for engineering professionals in Big Rapids was $55,241 per year, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Big Rapids.

Salary percentiles for Engineering professionals in Big Rapids

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Engineering professionals in Big Rapids earn a median salary of $59,529 per year. The 10% of engineering professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $40,643 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 121% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Engineering professionals and related professions in Big Rapids

Civil Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Electrical Engineering
Computer Engineering
Software Engineering

Engineering professional salaries in Big Rapids are, on average, higher than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Engineering schools in Big Rapids


Many of Big Rapids' engineering professionals are graduates of the only accredited engineering school in the city.

Engineering Programs Offered In Big Rapids


Big Rapids' engineering school offers one engineering degree and certificate program.

Student Completed Engineering Degrees In Big Rapids


Approximately 21 students completed engineering courses in 2010.

Engineering Faculty Salaries in Big Rapids, Michigan

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